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What Is Psychotherapy in Addiction Treatment?

Addiction is a chronic brain disease that requires substantial substance abuse treatment. One of the most common approaches includes mental health treatment. Exactly what is psychotherapy? And how can it benefit you when you struggle with a substance abuse problem? What is Psychotherapy in Addiction Treatment? When working with people who struggle with chemical dependency…

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5 Problematic Addictive Behaviors

Many people don’t realize addictive behaviors are the result of deeper, underlying issues. To make matters worse, there’s a common misconception that when substance abuse ends, you successfully reach recovery. However, learning to cope with the problematic thought processes and behaviors that led to addiction is paramount to your sobriety. Therefore, it’s important to take…